RATL 2 | Lesson 3 | Watch (Multiplying Fractions using the Area Model)

Fractions can be multiplied using an area model as an alternative to the standard algorithm where numerators and denominators are multiplied“straight across”.  For a demonstration, watch the video below:


The video on the next page shows how to multiply rational expressions using the same procedures you have used to multiply fractions.

Go to Watch (Multiplying Rational Expressions)